Day 11 list of mudslide victims

The following people are confirmed dead in the March 22 mudslide near Oso. This list was updated Tuesday, April 1. The information was verified either by Snohomish County officials or family members. The most recently identified victims are listed first. Unless otherwise noted, the hometown is Oso.

Officially confirmed dead: 28 (22 identified)

Victim names officially released: 22

Officially missing: 20

Adam Farnes, 23: He died at Harborview on March 22. His mother Julie Farnes also died in the slide. The family had lived in Oso for about a year, moving from Alaska, according to a story in the Anchorage Daily News.

Lon E. Slauson, 60: Slauson was a security guard at the Medallion Hotel in Arlington. He was planning to sell his Steelhead Drive home and move to Montana.

Thom E. Satterlee, 65: Satterlee and his wife Marcy lived on Steelhead Drive. Marcy Satterlee remains missing. More on Thom and Marcy.

Brandy L. Ward, 58, of Arlington. She is the wife of Oso Fire Commissioner Timothy Ward, who remains hospitalized at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle from injuries suffered in the slide. More about Brandy.

Gerald E. Logan, 63, of Arlington.

Amanda Lennick, 31, of Arlington.

Shelley Bellomo, 55, of Arlington.

Alan Bejvl, 21, of Arlington: Bejvl was with his fiance Delaney Webb, 20, at her grandparents’ house, where the couple planned to marry. Webb and her grandparents Thom and Marcy Satterlee are missing.

Julie A. Farnes, 59, of Arlington: She and her husband, Jerry Farnes, who was away when the slide hit, had retired and moved from Alaska to Steelhead Drive about a year ago, according to the Anchorage Daily News. More about Julie

Shane Ruthven, 43, of Arlington: He and his wife, Katie Ruthven, owned Mountain Lion Glass and lived with their children on East Steelhead Drive. Katie Ruthven is the daughter of retired Snohomish County sheriff’s sergeant Tom Pszonka. She and Wyatt, 4, are still missing. More about Shane

Hunter Ruthven, 6, of Arlington: Son of Shane and Katie Ruthven.

Lewis F. Vandenburg, 71, Arlington: The retired state corrections officer was Shane Ruthven’s stepfather, JuDee Ruthven’s husband and a grandfather to the Ruthven boys.

JuDee Vandenburg, 64, of Arlington: Wife to Lewis Vandenburg and grandmother to the Ruthven boys.

Joseph R. Miller, 47, of Arlington: He was a photographer who liked to fish and fought mental illness much of his life. His father, Reed Miller, with whom he shared a home on Steelhead Drive, had gone grocery shopping when the slide hit.

Kaylee B. Spillers, 5, of Arlington: Her brother, Jacob Spillers, was rescued by helicopter, and her mother, Jonielle Spillers, was away at the time of the slide. Three other family members — father Billy Spillers, 30; brother Jovon Mangual, 13; and sister Brooke Spillers, 2 — are still missing. More about Kaylee

William E. Welsh, 66, of Arlington: He was an electrician helping install a hot-water heater in Oso. More about William

Stephen A. Neal, 55, of Darrington: A hot-water-heater installer who was on the job in Oso. More about Stephen

Sanoah Violet Huestis, 4 months: Granddaughter of victim Christina Jefferds. Sanoah’s mother, Natasha Huestis, survives her. More about Sanoah

Christina Jefferds, 45, of Arlington: A volunteer Oso firefighter with her surviving husband, Seth Jefferds, and grandmother of victim Sanoah Violet Huestis, 4 months. More about Christina

Summer Raffo, 36, of Arlington: A former lumber stacker and school janitor, Raffo was a horse enthusiast and farrier and was driving on Highway 530 when the slide hit. More about Summer

John Regelbrugge III, 49, of Arlington: A Navy commander who had served 32 years. His wife, Kris Regelbrugge, is missing. More about John

Linda McPherson, 69, of Arlington: Retired branch manager of the Darrington Library and a longtime Darrington School Board member. More about Linda

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